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ABC
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >>> the world of children's books on fire with harry potter and his magical world. her new book is much more down to earth. >> "casual vacancy" is the name. and it goes on sale today. and "nightline's" cynthia mcfadden got an early look. >> reporter: books. movies. >> you're a wizard, harry. >> i'm a what? >> reporter: merchandise. a theme park. the harry potter universe, j.k. rowling's creation, has spell bound millions. now, rowling has left her wizarding world behind for an adult novel called "the casual vacancy." you've gone from the ultimate fantasy to the ultimate reality. >> i've gone from dragons and unicorns and all the fun that's involved in writing that, to a book that intensely personal. that expresses a lot of my reality. >> reporter: rowling insists the book is not a memoir. but she did draw on the darker times of her life to craft her characters. >> we have an adult character in the book who has obsessive compulsive disorder. these are things i know from the inside. yeah. >> reporter: the ocd part of it, as well? >> when i was in my teens i had issues with ocd. >> reporter: ho
CNN
Sep 27, 2012 2:00am PDT
and so is j.k. rowling. author who made harry potter a household name has now cast her spell on adults. her new novel, the casual vacancy will be on store shelves today. and it's about as far from the wizarding world as you can get. the book has just gone on sale in britain. that's where we find cnn's aaron mclaughlin. good morning. they are calling this potter to potty mouth, the huge anticipation for this book is palpable. a lot of the details have been kept secret. you managed to get your hands on it. how did you do that? >> reporter: good morning, alena. yes, i have. i was not one of the few journalists selected to get an advanced copy or to read the book in advance. i got it just like anyone else here in the uk can at this point coming to their local book store. it's also available on e-reader. so far, this book, we have not seen the frenzy here in the uk that we saw for the launch of the harry potter series. there aren't the long lines. i have yet to see a wizard costume. customers seem to be driven primarily by a curiosity to see what rowling has in store for them next. take a l
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 1:40am PDT
next, she made magic and millions, almost a billion from the harry potter series for kids. but now will j.k. rowling reel in their parents. we'll hear from the author as she prepares to release her first book for adults. >>> also coming up, a food fight in cafeterias across this country. why students say eating all the healthy food is leaving them hungry for more. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by no no hair removal. you by no no hair removal. the new color changing candle from air wick, brings light and fragrance together, to create a mesmerizing experience in your home. try the new color changing candle. something in the air wick. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for heal
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 2:35am EDT
is more reality though than fantasy. quite a departure from harry potter series. interesting back story on her and kind of what motivated newt book. kind of cool, hear from miss rowling. news breaking overnight, professional nfl referees will be back in the game tonight. thank you, lord. the league reached an agreement with the refs late last night. the lockout is over. >> since that outrageous call monday night in seattle. we begin our coverage with abc's dan harris. >> reporter: that late game debacle, hail mary, scramble in the end zone and two replacement refs each making totally different calls. >> this is comical to me. >> the call on the field stand. touchdown. the game is over. >> reporter: the touchdown that really looked like an interception. but let seattle beat green bay. it infuriated everybody from the announcers to the fans to the players. and even briefly united president obama and republican vp candidate paul ryan. >> give me a break. >> reporter: it appears to be what finally brought the powerful nfl owners and referees' union to this deal arrived at after a marathon n
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
, of course, harry potter. and now, her first book for adults is already a hit. it's called "the casual vacancy." and abc's cynthia mcfadden went all the way to scotland to visit the very usually private writer for a very intimate interview. >> good morning, amy. i started out worried to tell you the truth. it was so intense the book. we had to read the man script pages in the publisher's offices. but it was all okay when we got to meet j.k. rowling. her novel is already becoming a blockbuster. it's number one on amazon.com before going on sale today. before anyone really knows much about what's in it. you're going to get your own first look from the author herself, right now. >> harry potter, confront your fate. >> reporter: it's been years since the last harry potter movie was released. five years since the last book. but the interest in harry potter's creator has not died down. especially as her new non-harry novel goes on sale. i'm holding the only copy of the book in scotland, i understand. this is so rare. i read the manuscript pages in your publisher's office. >> sorry about that
NBC
Sep 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> don't overshare. i don't want to know that you love "harry potter" books. too much. depressing. >> lindsey, i'm trying to diet. my husband is not. he doesn't need to. how do i get him onboard to kick his unhealthy habits. he thinks he can have soda pop, snack cakes, but it's harder for me. >> age and gravity will dictate that. he'll get fat and that's good for you because he'll go on a diet. but also find a diet, if you want him to participate, one that is palatable to him. my wife was doing a cleanse once. i won't name the place. i did it for three days and i almost jumped off the brooklyn bridge. i couldn't take it. it was asparagus juice and these horrible inventive plants no one ever heard. get him a diet with chicken and vegetables. >> then let him have a little snack once in a while. >> careful. >> that's not even an innuendo. this is sexual harassment. >> it made the upper lip glisten. >> that's it? >> we can only take so much big willie. >> wow. >> jewelry, shoes and belts, accessories for fall. [ male announcer ] most people tend to think more about how they brush than
NBC
Sep 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
of the top spot. there's a 1 in 8 chance that searching for the harry potter star will land you on a malicious site. other top cyberbait celebrities include jessica beal. >>> "gossip girl" star has tied the note with blake lively and also "how i met your mother" star married and have a 3-year-old daughter together. >>> the father/daughter wedding dance is a time-honored tradition and lowe is a and her dad got things started off interestingly enough but they weren't going to stop with a simple box step so they had to let loose and have fun. well, their dance spanned several decades mashing up disco and hip-hop. love their style. six minutes past the hour now. let's go over to al with the weather. >> dad's got it going on. >> and so does daughter, she's great. >> let's see what we've got as far as your weather forecast for oday. great. let's see your weather for today. we are looking at monsoonal moisture through the southwest. that's going to bring rain anywhere from 1 to 3 inches. maybe even 5 inches into some areas. we have flash flood watches out through the southwest. we've g
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